VAST, a leader in providing insurance and risk management services throughout the Midwest, established its scholarship in 2015. The company was founded in 1885 by Sydney B. Adams. The Graveraet School gymnasium, located in the heart of Marquette, MI where Vast headquarters are proudly located, is named in his memory as his wife donated the land where the gymnasium sits. VAST’s core values include a commitment to the communities where it lives, works and plays.
The recipient of this scholarship is one who exemplifies the following:
- Will pursue a vocational, apprenticeship program or college/university degree
- Strong moral character
- Positive active involvement in the community